Games the World Champions Lost

Boris Spassky & Israel Gelfer


Thirty years in the making, this is the first book by Boris Spassky, the 10th Chess Champion who was defeated by Bobby Fischer in 1972. The book presents eleven World Chess Champions, their biographies, and analyzes their historical defeats, including Spassky’s own to Keres in the Interzonal tournament in Göteborg.

In addition to detailing the nuances in each move, Spassky’s provides an enlightening commentary which can be enjoyed by chess lover of all levels. With over four hundred diagrams, photos and chess memorabilia,Games the World Champions Lost is a unique and refreshing book for any chess lover.

This book is in English language.

304 pages